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  1. 1. HEAD OFFICE: 25/8, Old Rajender Nagar Market, Delhi - 110060. Branch: 105-106, Top Floor, Mukherjee Tower, Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi-110009 Ph:. 011-45629987, 09999329111, 09999197625 Website: www.vvrias.com || Email: vvrias@gmail.com Information PHILOSOPHY AMBUJ SRIVASTAVA (Ph.D. Philosophy) by VVRVVRIAS EXAM PREPARATION textVVRP U B L I C A T I O N research foundation V V Rresearch foundation Our group of popular Brands InformationInformationBrochureBrochure
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  3. 3. WhyshouldyoujoinVVR? ANALYTICAL AND RESEARCH BASED APPROACH: VVR presents multilayered analytical and research based approach towards the exam. The thorough strategy of VVR focuses on analysis of each topic of the syllabus from different dimensions by the experts of different subjects. It bring a complete outlook of the topic with an in-depth coverage and interlinkingofdifferentsubjects.Itsurelyreducestheeffortsofstudentsgiveninselfstudyandalsothetimespentinthe examhallfortheanalysisandinterlinkingofdifferenttopicsintoone. HIGHLY QUALIFIED AND TRAINED FACULTY: The faculty of VVR coming from the top most educational institutes of the country; they have a vast arena of teaching experience. Exhaustive, Relevant and Original Study Material and Test Papers: The study material and test papers are designed on the latest pattern of the exam by the conversant writers under the personal guidance of the experienced faculty and is reviewed by panel of experts comprised of bureaucrats and educationalist of premier education institutes of the country. INTEGRATED APPROACH OF TEACHING: We employ “Integrated Teaching Methodologies” in order to prepare the aspirantsforallphasesofexamsimultaneously.Thisoutstandingapproachoftraininghasbornesplendidoutcome. AMAZING RESULTS: In most recent years VVR with its associate IMS has produced ranks in top 10 in the civil services examination. Our student Mr. Himanshu Gupta has made us proud by bagging AIR-7 in IAS and AIR-5 in IFoS in UPSC exams-2011.BesidethisstudentslikeAjaySingh(AIR-88,IAS2011),AwakashKumar(AIR-168,IAS2011),GulneetSingh (AIR-220, IAS 2011), Ajeet Pratap (AIR-228, IAS 2011), Jai Yadav (AIR-372, IAS 2011), Ravi Verma (AIR-485, IAS 2011), Megha Agarwal (AIR-538, IAS 2011), Ramesh Ranjan (AIR-76, IAS 2012), Ankit Verma (AIR-247, IAS 2012), B. Sashi Kant (AIR-329, IAS 2012), Krishan Kant (AIR-550, IAS 2012), Vishal Garg (AIR-560, IAS 2012), Pradeep Mishra (AIR-633, IAS 2012), Ketan Bansal (AIR-655, IAS 2012), Sanjay Kr. Jain (AIR-667, IAS 2012), Santosh Kumar (AIR-849, IAS 2012), Meet Kumar(AIR-944,IAS2012)haveaddeduptothelistofrecentachieversatVVRanditsassociateIMS. ADVANCED IPBP FOR CUTTING EDGE PREPARATIONS: The programmes of VVR are based on the advanced idea of “Integrated Psychological Buildup Programme (IPBP). It aims to bring parity among the students irrespective of their intelligence quotients. It not only equips the students with a psychological backup but also helps even the average students to emergeas toppers likethebrilliantones.Itimpartsqualityeducation among thestudents insuch amanner thattheymayhaveanedgeoverothers.WebelieveinMindtrainingratherthancramming. BILINGUAL STUDY AIDS: We believe in providing the teaching in the easiest of the manner to the students. Hence classroom teaching programme by the faculty is based on such a mode which is effortless to understand. Even the study materialisprovidedinbothEnglishandHindiMediumswheneveritisrequiredbythestudents. SPECIAL REVISION CLASSES: These classes serve as start engine for non-serious and shy students just before the exam. During these classes special attention is given to the students for their revision and for raising doubts that they come across during theirstudies.Thisspecialsessionbooststheconfidence,enhancingtheknowledgequotientofevenaveragestudentsparallel tothatoftoppersandalsomotivatesthemtoperformlikethetoppers. COMPENSATORY CLASSES: If a student misses out certain chapter or a particular class, we at VVR ensure that he/ she does not drag in the next lecture hence, we providehim/her the opportunity to attend the video lecture of the same so thathe/shemayrideparalleltoothers. Competitive Environment at VVR motivate the students for determined learning resulting into majestic accomplishments. INNOVATIVE INITIATIVES: We believe in bringing best for our students, hence we always try to bring innovative ideas to help our students. The special programmes comprising special writing skill enhancement programmes, mind training sessions, online test series programme, attendance reporting and test score detailing, audio video interactive and animatedclassesetcarealsoconductedforbetterclarityofstudents.
  4. 4. A Parental Subject Love of Knowledge No Knowledge without Rationality One and Only Rational Being is Human Being Directly to Human Problems Diversity in Human Problems Diversity in Syllabus of Philosophy PHILOSOPHY PHILOSOPHY IS A PARENTAL SUBJECT Related To All Subjects Science-science Of The Sciences Comman Man-violation Tendency In Reason Geo-Geo. Condition Defines Philosophycal Apporach Environment And Ecology-sustainable Development Psychology- Be And Ought To Be Management- Applied Form Commerce-can And Ought To Be Every Subject Has Its Own Philosophy Second Order Function Normative Subject Deep Study Maturity Needed Degree Of Ph.d. After Research In Any Subject Mathematical Philosophy Scientific Philosophy Rational Philosophy Empirical Philosophy Critical Philosophy Social Philosophy Political Philosophy Religious Philosophy Indian Philosophy Western Philosophy
  5. 5. WHY TO OPT. PHILOSOPHY Short Syllabus More Scoring Based On Understanding No Need To Learn Analytical, Logical And Rational Subject Makes You A Think Tank Improvement In Writing Skill Helps In Essay Writing, Interview and GS 4th Paper. Nature of Questions Is More Or Less Same, So Student Comes In Safe Zone, Even With A Short Study. MAIN BRANCHES OF PHILOSOPHY Metaphysics Epistemology Realism Idealism Cosmology Theology Logic Ethics Aesthetics Etc.
  6. 6. CLARIFICATION OF SYLLABUS Like Any Other Optional Subjects Philosophy Has Also Two Papers In Main Examination And These Two Papers Have Been Divided In Two Subsections. First Paper Is Related With Philosophical Theories And Thinkers In Which Indian And Western Thinkers Have Been Included; While The Second Paper Is Related With Philosophical Problems In Which Religious And Socio-political Problems Have Been Included. Lecture Plan Is Inclosed For ClarificationOfSyllabus. MAINS – PAPER - I HISTORY AND PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPHY (WESTERN AND INDIAN) WESTERN PHILOSOPHY î IdealismOfPlatoAndHisImpactOnWholeWesternPhilosophy. î Aristotle’sScientificTheoryOfCausation,MatterAndForm. î MathematicalPhilosophyOfRationalistLikeDescartes,SpinozaAndLeibnitz. î InEmpiricistSchoolThePhilosophyOfLocke,BerkeleyAndHume. î TheCriticalPhilosophyOfKantAndComparisonWithVedantaPhilosophy. î Hegel’sAbsoluteIdealismAndDialectic. î TheTurnerOfWesternPhilosophyG.e.MooreAndHisNeoRealism. î Russell’sAnalyticalAndMathematicalPhilosophy. î LinguisticPhilosophyOfEarlyAndLaterWittgenstein. î Logical Positivism As The Philosophical Revolution Of 20th Century And It’s Verification Principle & EliminationOfMetaphysics. î PhenomenologyOfHusserlAndAvoidanceOfPsychologism. î ExistentialismOf Kierkegaard,SartreAndHeidegger. î RadicalEmpiricismOfQuine. î Strawson’sTheoryOfBasicParticularsAndPerson.
  7. 7. Western PhilosophyAn Introduction Greek Period, Medieval Period, Modern And Contemporary Period. Characteristics Of Western Philosophy And It Distinction From Indian Philosophy. Plato Plato As A Perfect Greek, What Are The Ideas? Realism Of Ideas, Characteristics Of Ideas, Pyramidical System Of Ideas, Example Of Cave, Plato’s Epistemology As Criticism Of Sophists, Example Of Vertical Line, Theory Of Soul And God, Plato’s Criticism By Aristotle And It’s Evaluation. Aristotle Aristotle As An Encyclopedic Genius. Theory Of Four Causes And Its Co-ordination. Matter And Form, Their Relation And Results, Concept Of God And Evaluation Of Aristotle’s Philosophy. Rationalist Descartes Origin And Features Of Rationalism, Descartes As Father Of Modern Western Philosophy, Philosophical Method, Sceptic Process Of Knowing. “I Think Therefore I Am”, Theory Of Three Substances, Interactionism As Mind-body Relation. Rationalist Spinoza Spinoza And Descartes, Spinoza’s Theory Of Substance And Its Geometrical Explanation, Pantheism, Relation Between God And World. Determinism And Freewill, Comparison Between Pantheism And Theism, Spinoza’s Theory Of Attributes And Modes. Rationalist Leibnitz Journey Of Rationalism From Descartes To Leibnitz. Theory Of Substance It’s Features, System And Concerning Problems And Solution. Leibnitz Concept Of God And Pre-established Harmony, Evaluation Of Leibnitz Philosophy. Empiricist Locke Rise And Features Of Empiricism, Locke’s Refutation Of Innate Ideas, Epistemology Of Locke, Ideas And Its Types, Type And Limits Of Knowledge, Locke’s Three Substances As Matter, Self And God, Locke’s Theory Of Qualities And Evaluation Of Locke’s Philosophy. Empiricist Berkeley Berkeley And Locke. Berkeley’s Criticism Of Locke’s Material Objects. Idealism Of Berkeley. Is Berkeley A Subjective Idealist? Berkeley’s Concept Of God And Evaluation Of Berkeley’s Philosophy. Empiricist Hume Journey Of Empiricism From Locke To Hume, Hume’s Epistemology. Impressions And Ideas. Hume’s Theory Of Causation And Scepticism. His Concept Of Self And Personal Identity And Evaluation Of Hume’s Philosophy. Immanuel Kant Representative Of A Philosophical Era. Kant’s Critical, Transcendental, Idealism. Co-ordination Of Rationalism And Empiricism, Kantian Epistemology And Possibility Of Synthetic Apriori Judgements And It’s Review, Concept Of Space And Time, Kant’s Theory Categories, Paralogisms Contradictions And Antinomies As Transcendental Illusion. LECTURE PLAN OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
  8. 8. Hegel What Is Absolutism? Hegel’s Absolute Idealism, Identity Of Real And Rational, Dialectic Method And It’s Review. G.E. Moore First Thinker Of Contemporary Western Philosophy. Refutation Of Idealism And Defence Of Common Sense And Neo-realism. Russell Difference Between Name And Description Theory Of Description, Indefinite And Definite Descriptions, Incomplete Symbol And Logical Construction, Russell’s Logical Atomism, Atom And It’s Types, Fact And It’s Types, Proposition And It’s Types. Wittgenstein A Linguistic Philosopher. In Early Wittgenstein Picture Theory Of Meaning And Difference Between Saying And Showing, In Later Wittgenstein Meaning And Use, Language Game And Critique Of Private Language. Logical Positivism A Philosophical Revolution Of 20th Century. Schlick’s, Carnep’s And Ayer’s Verification Principles. Elimination Of Metaphysics And Linguistic Theory Of Necessary Proposition. Husserl A Phenomenologist. Phenomenological Method Epoche And Reduction. Consciousness And Subjectivity, Avoidance Of Psychologism. Existentialism Main Features Of Existentialism. Kierkegard’s Truth Is Subjectivity, Sartre’s Existence And Essence, Freedom Choice And Accountability, Heidegger’s Being In The World, Existent Human Or Dasein, Inauthentic And Authentic Existence. Quine Critique Of Empiricism. Attack On Analytical And Syntheitical Statement. Refutation Of Reductionism. Strawson Theory Of Basic Particualrs. Ownership And No-ownership Theories Of Person And Strawson Criticism. Person As Primitive Concept.
  9. 9. î Charvaka’s EpistemologyAnd Materialistic Metaphysics î Jain’sTheory Of Reality, NayasAnd Bondage & Liberation î Basic Principles Of Buddhism With It’s Branches î EpistemologicalAnd MetaphysicalTheories Of Nyaya-vaisheshikas î Samkhya DarshanaAnd It’s Basic Principles î Yoga Darshana’sTheory Of ChittaAndAshtangaYoga î Theory Of Knowledge Of Mimamsa Darshana. î Vedanta Darshana Of Shamkara, Ramanuja & Madhvacharya. î Philosophy OfAurbindo-evolution, InvolutionAnd IntegralYoga. î Comparative Study of Epistemological and Metaphysical Concepts of Indian Schools of Philosophy. INDIAN PHILOSOPHY LECTURE PLAN OF INDIAN PHILOSOPHY Indian PhilosophyAn Introduction The Meaning And Features Of Indian Philosophy, Blames On Indian Philosophy And Their Answer, OrthodoxAnd Heterodox Branches Of Indian Philosophy, Development Of Indian Philosophical Literature. Charvaka Darshana Origin And Sources. Perception As One And Only Pramana Refutation Of Inference. Materialistic MetaphysicsAnd Hedonistic Ethics Of Charvaka. Jaina Darshana Lord MahaviraAnd Origin Of Jainism, Theory Of Reality,Anekantavada Nayavada, SyadavadaAnd Theory Of BondageAnd Liberation. Bauddha Darshana Lord Buddha And Origin Of Buddhism, Vaibhashika And Sautrantika Under Hinayana, Shunyavada And Vigyanvada Under Mahayana. Four Nobel Truths,Ashtangika Marga Pratityasamutpada KshnikavadaAnd Anatmavada. Samkhya Darshna Origin And Sources, Dwaitavada Of Samkhya, Nature Of Prakriti, Argument For Existence Of Prakriti And Evolutionism, Nature Of Purusha And Argument For Its Existence And Multiplicity, Theory Of Bondage And Liberation. Yoga Darshana CittabhumiAnd Cittavritti OfYoga. Klesha SamadhiAnd Kaivalaya.
  10. 10. Nyaya – Vaisheshika Darshana Scholars And Scripts, Nyaya – Vaisheka As Parallel, Schools. Padarthas And Paramanu Theory Of Vaisheshika. Self, GodAnd BondageAnd Liberation Of Nyaya. Mimamsa Darshana ScholarsAnd Scripts,Abhihitanavayavada,Anvitabhi DhanvadaTriputi PratyakshavadaAnd Gyatatavada. Vedanta Darshana From Vedas To Vedanta. Advaitavada Of Shamkarachrya. Theory Of Bhraman Ishvara, Mayavada, Jiva, Adhyasa And Bondage And Liberation. Vishitadvaitvada Of Ramanujacharya, Ishvara, Jagata, Jiva And Bondage And Liberation. Dvaitvada Of Madhvacharya And Panchavidhabheda, Comparision Of Madhvacharya With ShamkaracharyaAnd Ramanujacharya. Aurbindo’s Darshana Evolution, InvolutionAnd IntegralYoga. Epistemology Of Indian Philosophy Prama And Aprama, Pratyaksha, Anumana, Shabda, Upamana, Arthapatti And Anuplabdhi Pramanas Of Indian System. Theory Of Causation In Indian Philosophy, Satkaryavada And Asatkaryavada, Pramanyavada, Khyativada OrTheory Of Error In Indian Philosophy.
  11. 11. MAINS – PAPER – II PART - A - SOCIO-POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY î Equality, FreedomAnd JusticeAs Socio-political IdealsAndTheir Philosophical Meaning. î Concept Of Sovereignty Of Bodin,Austin, LaskiAnd Kautilya InThe PresentAspect. î Rights, DutiesAndAccountabilityAs Relation Between IndividualAnd State. î Monarchy,TheocracyAnd DemocracyAs Forms Of GovernmentAnd DemocracyAs “Life Style”. î Anarchism, MarxismAnd SocialismAs Political IdeologiesAndTheir Philosophical Dimensions. î Conceptual Study Of Humanism, SecularismAnd Multi-culturalism In Contemporary World. î Corruption, Mass Violence, GenocideAnd Capital Punishment Under CrimeAnd Punishment. î Status Of DevelopmentAnd Social Progress Have WeActually DoneThe Progress? î Female Foeticide, Land-property RightsAnd Empowerment Of Women. î GandhiAndAmbedkar On Caste Discrimination. LECTURE PLAN OF SOCIO-POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Introduction Of Socio-political Philosophy What Is Society? Sociology And Social Philosophy. Political Science And Political Philosophy. Definition, NatureAnd Scope Of Socio-political Philosophy. Equality, FreedomAnd JusticeAs Socio-political Ideals European Renaissence And Political Ideals. Necessity Of Equality, It’s Philosophical Meaning And Various Dimensions. Negative And Positive Meanings Of Freedom And It’s Various Dimensions, Justice And It’s Changing Approach, Thoughts Of Plato, Aristotle And Different Features Of Justice As A Modern Socio- political Ideals. SovereigntyAsAn Integral Part Of State Meaning, Features And Types Of Sovereignty, Evaluation Of Singular Sovereignty Of Bodin And Legal Soveveignty OfAustin. Pluralistic Sovereignty Of LaskiAnd Kautilya’s Concept Of Sovereiglty. Rights, DutiesAndAccountabilityAs Relation Between IndividualAnd State Individualistic, Idealistic, Anarchist, Totalitarian And Socialistic Approaches Regarding Relation Between Individual And State. Rights And Its Theories And Relation With Duties. Accountability And Concerning Problems. Forms Of Government Theocracy It’s FeaturesAnd Causes Of Declination, Causes Behind The Rise Of MonarchyAnd It’s Positive And Negative Outcomes. Meaning, Definition, Types, IdealsAnd Merits-demeits Of Democracy. Necessary
  12. 12. And Sufficient Conditions For Democracy. DemocracyAsALife-style. Political Ideologies What Is Socialism? Developing And Revolutionary Socialism And Merits-demerits Of Socialism. Sources Of Marxism, Process, Objectives, Theories And Evaluation Of Marxism And Its Comparision With Socialism.AnarchismAnd Its Basic FeaturesAnd Marxist,TerroristAnd Non-violent Or MoralAnarchism. Conceptual Study Of Humanism SecularismAnd Multiculturism Rise Of These Thoughts, Metaphyisical And Epistemological Approaches Of Humanism And It’s Different Types. Origin Meaning And Basic Features Of Secularism And Characteristics Of A Secular State. Culture, It’s Features, Cultural DiversityAnd It’s Reasons. CrimeAnd Punishment Their Necessity In Philosophy. What Is Crime? Corruption, Mass Violence, Genocide And Different Theories Of PunishmentAnd Evaluation Of Capital Punishment. DevelopmentAnd Social Progress What Is Development? Necessity Of Scientific Temper And It’s Positive And Negative Outcomes. Features And Conditions Of Progress And It’s Comparision With Development. Discussion Over The Question That Have WeActually DoneThe Progress? Gender-discriminationAnd Gender Inequality Difference Between Gender And Sex, Gender Inequality And It’s Instances, Nature And Bases Of Gender Equality. Study Of Gender Inequality In Respect Of Indian SocietyAnd Efforts For Women Empowerment. Caste-discriminationAnd GandhiAndAmbedkar Gandhian Sarvodaya Darshan As A Better Socialism And Better Option Of Revolution. Life History Of AmbedkarAnd Comarision Of GandhiAndAmbedkar On Caste-discrimination. PART - B - PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION î Attributes Of God, Various Proofs For His ExistenceAnd His Relation With ManAndThe World. î Problem Of EvilAnd Efforts For Solution. î Immortality Of Soul, RebirthAnd Liberation. î Object Of Religious Experience And Reason, Revelation And Faith As The Sources Of Religious Knowledge. Nature Of Analogical And Symbolic Religious Language, Cognitivist And Non- cognitivistTheories. î Religion Without God. î ReligionAnd Morality. î Religious PluralismAndThe Problem OfAbsoluteTruth.
  13. 13. Philosophy Of ReligionAn Introduction What Is Religion? What Is Philosophy? What Is Philosophy Of Religion? Difference Between Philosophy Of ReligionAndTheology. Utility Of Philosophy Of Religion. GodAsABasic Problem Of Philosophy Of Religion Meaning Of Existence Of God, Cosmological Argument, Teleological Argument, Moral Argument Of Kant, Argument Of Religious Experiences, Ontological Argument And Their Evaluation, Discussion Over The Attributes Of God, ProofsAgainstThe Existence Of GodAndTheir Evaluation. Problem Of Evil What Is Evil? Types Of Evil Clarification Of Problem Of Evil, Discussion And Evaluation Of Different Solutions Of Problem Of Evil. Immortality Of Soul, RebirthAnd Liberation What Is Soul? Different Types Of Immortality, Evaluation OfArguments Given By Various Thinkers ForAnd Against Immortality, Rebirth And Its Possibility. Meaning And Types Of Liberation. Detail Discussion Over Different Paths Of Liberation. Religious Experience, Religious KnowledgeAnd Religious Language What Is Religious Experience? How It Is Different From Other Experiences? Discussion Over Factuality Of Religious Experience, Importance Of Reason, Revelation And Faith As The Means Of Religious Knowledge, Discussion Over The Mystical Features Of Religious Knowledge. What Is Religious Language? Analogical And Symbolic Theories And Cognitivist And Non-cognitivist Opinions In Respect Of Religious Language. Religion Without God Is Religion Without God Possible? Buddhism, Jainism And Humanism As Such Religion, Are These ReligionsActually Without God? Critical Examination OfArguments ForAndAgainst. ReligionAnd Morality What Is Religion? What Is Morality, Discussions Over Questions Like, Is Religion The Basis Of Morality? Are They Complementary To Each Other? Is Religion Hurdle In Morality? Is Morality Necessary For Religion? Religious PluralityAnd Problem OfAbsolute Truth Different Faiths Claiming The Truth, Structure Of Religious Plurality, Different Solutions Of Concept And “A Religion”. LECTURE PLAN OF PHILOSOPHY OR RELIGION MODEL ANSWER WRITING Understanding Of Question Simplification Break-up Allocation Of Words Focused Expression Impartial Arproach Presentation Relevance Order
  14. 14. REFERENCES Class Lecture Class Notes Study Material Provided by the Institute Western Philosophy Indian Philosophy Social Political Philosophy Philosophy of Religion Frank Thilly Dutta & Chaterjee Dr. O.P. Gauba John H. Hick Best Wishes AMBUJ SRIVASTAVA (Ph.D. Philosophy) Batch Begins with FREE WORKSHOP 8 & 9JULY 10:00am At Rajinder Nagar Centre (25/8, Old Rajender Nagar Market, Delhi - 110060) Only TEST SERIES Start from 14July 10am Get Schedule from the Office th th
  15. 15. Concept Building Foundation Course Mains Special Crash Course Mains Special Test Series Special Answer Writing Skill Development Programme 1. 2. 3. 4. June – July Oct. – Nov. Aug. – Sept. July – Aug. Oct. – Nov. July – Aug. Oct. – Nov. Courses Offered & Fee Structure Programmes Session FEE 37,500/- 18,500/- 8,500/- 3,500/- VVREduassistprogrammehasbeendesignedanddevelopedtoacknowledgetheworthofthewisdomandintellect.Itisourinimitableactiontoreciprocatean appreciation for intelligence and knowledge of the aspirants. We also take an account that there are many social and individual backdrops that may compel even the brightest of the minds to take a step back from their preparations. Hence VVR Eduassist programme has been developed to provide a concession in thefeestructureinsegmentssoastopromotethebrillianceofsparklingbrainsandtosupportthosewhoconfrontthehardcircumstances. For Optionals Batch – Eduassist test are conducted at the start of every session. The test paper would be comprised of subjective type questions. Eduassist scholarshipswouldbegiventostudentssecuringtopscoresasaconcessioninfeeforadmissioninoptionalcourses. Following Eduassist scholarships would be awarded to the students of VVR Eduassist Test. The Eduassist scholarships are broadly divided into two categories A. MeritScholarships 1. Grandscholar: TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentssecuring90%orabovescoreinVVR-ET. Scholarshipisupto45%feerebate. 2. Masterscholar: TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentssecuring80%orabovescoreinVVR-ET. Scholarshipisupto40%feerebate. 3. Topscholar: TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentssecuring70%orabovescoreinVVR-ET. Scholarshipisupto30%feerebate. 4. Bestscholar: TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentssecuring60%orabovescoreinVVR-ET. Scholarshipisupto20%feerebate. 5. Superscholar: TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentssecuring50%orabovescoreinVVR-ET. Scholarshipisupto15%feerebate. 6. Megascorer:TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentsscoring85%orabovemarksinUGorPGcourses.Scholarshipisupto25%feerebate. 7. Starscorer:TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtostudentsscoring75%orabovemarksinUGorPGcourses.Scholarshipisupto15%feerebate. 8. PrelimsQualifier:TheseEduassistscholarshipsareawardedtothosestudentswhohavequalifiedUPSCPrelimsExamatleastonce.Scholarship isupto20%feerebate. 9. Mains Achiever : These Eduassist scholarships are awarded to those students who have qualified UPSC Mains Exam and faced the interview. Scholarshipisupto45%feerebate. B. SpecialScholarshipswouldbegivenalsoinfollowingcases 1. ChildrenofIAS/IPS/UPSCAlliedservicesemployee/Ex-Armyman/Ex-Navyman/Ex-Airforceofficers/Teachers–15%feerebate 2. Siblingsandfriendsofex-studentIMS/VVR–15%feerebate 3. ChildrenofArmyman/Policeman/Homeguards/Specialforceswholosttheirlifeduringanyoperation/war–90%feerebate 4. Womancandidates–5%feerebate 5. SC/STstudent–15%feerebate 6. Ex-studentofIMS/VVR– Thosehowcompletedtheirstudyin2011,2012–25%less Those how completed their study in 2010, 2011 – 25% less VVR Eduassist Scholarship Programme
  16. 16. PHILOSOPHYbyDr. Ambuj Srivastava MAIN TEST SERIESMAIN TEST SERIESProgramme 2013Programme 2013 Duration of all Test will be - 3Hrs and Maximum Marks is 250 TEST SERIES SCHEDULE TEST NO. DATE SECTION TOPICS COVERED Date of Discussion Test-1 14 July 2013 Western Philosophy (I) Plato to Hegel 20 July Test-2 21 July 2013 Western Philosophy (II) Moore to Strawson 27 July Test-3 04 August 2013 Indian Philosophy (I) Carvaka, Jaina, Bauddha, 10 August Smakhya, Yoga Test-4 18 August 2013 Indian Philosophy (II) Nyaya, Vaisheshika 24 August Mimamsa Vedanta Aurbindo Test-5 1 September 2013 Socio-Political Philosophy (I) Socio-political Ideals, 07 September Sovereignty, Individual and State, Forms of Govt., Political Ideology. Test-6 15 September 2013 Socio-Political Philosophy (II) Humanism, Secularism, 21 September Multiculturism, Crime and Punishment, Development and Progress, Gender Issue, Caste Discrimination Test-7 22 September 2013 Philosophy of Religion 28 September Test-8 29 September 2013 Comprehensive (Paper-I) Full Syllabus 05 October Test-9 06 October 2013 Comprehensive (Paper-II) Full Syllabus 09 October Test-10 20 October 2013 Mock Comprehensive (Paper-I & II) Full Syllabus 26 October Test-11 27 October 2013 Mock Comprehensive (Paper-I & II) Full Syllabus 02 November Test-12 09 November 2013 Mock Comprehensive (Paper-I & II) Full Syllabus 10 November Test-13 14 November 2013 Mock Comprehensive (Paper-I & II) Full Syllabus 15 November VVRVVRIAS EXAM PREPARATION Contact for more details: 9999329111, 011-45629987 FREE Test BATCH BEGINS 14 JULY10:00AM
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